D.O.L.S. salad dressing. The simplest and best dressing. Ever.
Easy spinach salad with egg, bacon, with homemade dressing
Fresh basil, garlic, olive oil and oven roasted tomatoes make for a quick and easy Pesto Dinner!
Local grape tomato salad highlighted with a lavendar and vanilla vinaigrette.
I am cooking through all of the winning Top Chef recipes. This week: Truffled Cognac Mac and Cheese and Filet Mignon with Truffled Mirepoix.
Three cups chicken: one part soy sauce, one part sesame oil, and one part rice wine. Simplicity at its best!
Olive Oil Granola with Pistachios, Sunflower Seeds, & Dried Cherries; you really must try this addictive snack, adapted from the NYTimes.
Creamy and tasty: guacamole. Ready in 15 minutes!
Craig Strong's crab and melon salad with micro greens and honey sherry vinaigrette!
Healthy Fats 101: My story of fat-phobia and learning to love avocados, olive oil and almonds.
Roasted tomatoes with herbs. Wonderful in pasta or as an appetizer of toasted bread topped with warm goat cheese and roasted tomatoes
Dumplings, vegetarian style. Best made (and consumed) with friends.
The best one-handed meal I've found: A Galician tuna empanada.
Parsnip mash made with olive oil and parmesan cheese.
Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce - tender and juicy steak topped with a beautiful and tasty sauce filled with cilantro, parsley and garlic.
This Roasted Fish with Tomato & Olive Salad is both beautiful and DELICIOUS...with a fresh and robust flavor!
What to do with a pint of store bought cherry tomatoes? Roast Them!
Tilapia with Cilantro and Lime
I used to avoid raw food, until I tried the life-changing raw chocolate fudge brownie from Chaco Canyon in Seattle.
No basil? No problem! Make pesto with parsley.
Tomato Mozzarella Salad - Topped with fresh basil and French olive oil, this is a favorite summer salad to make over and over again.
Pictorial - How to Make Bagels. These are addictive and you won't believe how easy they are to make. Simple to follow instructions with pictures.
Make your own gazpacho with a gazpacho bar
Warm Tofu with Spicy Soy Sauce recipe from Diary of a Foodie episode on Korea - so easy
Sesame Chicken Wings. Marinated overnight, then grilled.
Roasted Shrimp with Tomato Vinegar
Find out what I did with this Blood Orange Olive Oil from northern California
Niçoise Salad, colorful, flavourful and filling, while hitting all the food groups. A great prep ahead dish for your next bbq or bunch.
If you like asparagus, you will LOVE this amazing salad
Light and bright - Seared Tuna Over Lentils with Basil Oil.
Shrimp and cherry tomato kabobs on the grill. Stop by for a black bean salad too. It's time for summer!
Creamy potato salad with fresh herbs and crispy prosciutto.
What I did with my first heirloom tomato. A traditional Puerto Rican Salted Cod Salad or Ensalada de Bacalao.
Red cooked pork over rice. Great meal in a bowl or in a lunch box.